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Updated 3/16/2014

Family Scorpaenidae

JAPAN, WESTERN PACIFIC

Pterois lunulata



Osezaki, Izu, Japan, 30 feet
 

JAPANESE LIONFISH    Minokasago

Locally common in sheltered bays over soft bottom near rocks.  Feeds at dawn & dusk.  Attains 14 inches.  Japan, East Asia, Indonesia south to NE Australia & New Caledonia.